• About Artis.

Artis Trade Invest is a speciality finance entity in the process of incorporation in Liechtenstein. Specialising in trade finance solutions with a primary focus & expertise in helping European small and medium size businesses (SMEs) trade with global markets.

Managed by London-based FCA regulated advisors, Arjan Capital Ltd. Our specialist investment team have years of capital markets and trade advisory experience, with a high-performing track record of working across global markets, delivering strong, predictable performance for investors.

  • FCA regulated investment advisors.
  • In-house facilitation of execution, risk management and extensive due diligence process.
  • A team with a wealth of trade finance experience gained at global institutions including J. Safra Sarasin, Jacobs Suchard, Sullivan and UBS.
  • Led by partners with years of experience in private credit and short-term investment strategies.
  • Substantial know-how of speciality markets including Central Asia, the Middle East and Africa.
  • Established and long-lasting relationships with local and regional suppliers, producers, and merchants.
  • Experts in challenging market conditions and bringing stability to volatile trade finance markets.

Leadership.

Founded by Andreas Schweitzer, Artis was born from over 10 years of experience in trade finance and facilitation in some of the world’s most challenging markets.

Andreas Schweitzer

Managing Director

Andreas is the Founder and Managing Director of Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital Ltd. Boasting over 30…
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Urs Bruegger

Investment Manager

Urs is a highly experienced investment manager with a proven track record of accomplishing positive…
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Maryam Zohourian

Operations Director

Maryam oversees operational activities across Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital. Holding an MBA from Aston…
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Lanna Grigoryan

MLRO

Lanna is Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital’s MLRO (money laundering reporting officer) having joined the…
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Andreas is the Founder and Managing Director of Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital Ltd. Boasting over 30 years experience in finance, with a career that spans funds, trade finance and corporate advisory roles. He worked at institutions including J. Safra Sarasin and Jacobs Suchard (now Kraft General Foods). With expertise in assisting European companies to execute their strategies and trades with emerging and frontier markets, Andreas has the specialist knowledge to facilitate complex trades whilst delivering strong returns.

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Urs is a highly experienced investment manager with a proven track record of accomplishing positive above-market return over the long term. An investment management professional, economist & monetarist with more than 30 years of experience. Urs has a substantial background in private and public equity, debt and derivatives markets.

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Maryam oversees operational activities across Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital. Holding an MBA from Aston Business School and with wide-ranging experience in operations, sales and marketing within multiple sectors, Maryam provides expert planning and direction, so the business runs efficiently, and we deliver value to our investors and clients.

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Lanna is Artis Trade Invest and Arjan Capital’s MLRO (money laundering reporting officer) having joined the company in 2016. An experienced compliance and operations manager, with an MBA from Imperial College Business School, majoring in Investment Management. Lanna has previously worked at the IFC (part of the World Bank Group) in Washington DC and is also Head of Operations and Compliance at Sturgeon Capital, an investment management firm based in London.

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Credit committee.

Abbas Padidar

Abbas is a director of multiple financial services groups in Jersey, Channel Islands. He has extensive…
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Alexander Jones

Alexander has a wealth of experience in financial services, having spent over 35 years in the sector. A risk…
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Juerg Mueller

Juerg offers further expertise to our risk and investment committee. With a background in Economics, Juerg…
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Abbas is a director of multiple financial services groups in Jersey, Channel Islands. He has extensive experience across a broad spectrum of investment and financial organisations, including time spent as the Chairman of Azure Trust in London as well as Executive Chairman and co-owner of a Middle East based brokerage firm dealing in shares, commodities and precious metals

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Alexander has a wealth of experience in financial services, having spent over 35 years in the sector. A risk and investment committee member, providing expert insight and intimate knowledge of structuring trade finance operations, derived from a diverse background including the formation and sale of multiple financial institutions, alongside board roles at global organisations such as N.M. Rothschild London, Jardin Matheson and The ECU Group PLC.

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Juerg offers further expertise to our risk and investment committee. With a background in Economics, Juerg holds a master’s degree from the University of St. Gallen and has extensive experience across a broad spectrum of financial institutions, including institutional asset management at a Geneva private bank, alternative investments at a major Swiss bank and private financial consultancy. In 2000, he setup his own consulting and asset management company, WM Weibel Mueller AG.

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